The Best Selling Games of 2015

There is no definitive list of what game sold the best in 2015, which include online sales, in-system OS sales and physical retail sales. But we can get a pretty good idea based on the below information.

The 10 Best Selling Games on Steam (April to December 2015.)
Please note the information comes from examining public profiles on Steam, this means all these figures are estimations and aren’t necessarily precisely accurate. Approximate numbers based on SteamSpy.com Stats

10. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
1,087,266
9. Terraria
1,224,512
8. The Elder Scrolles V: Skyrim
1,565,606
7. Left For Dead 2
1,615,237
6. Garry’s Mod
1,713,940
5. Rocket League
1,929,374
4. ARK: Survival Evolved
2,187,649
3. Fallout 4
2,485339
2. Grand Theft Auto V
3,595,901
1. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
5,634,096

The Best selling game on Steam on release day in 2015 was Grand Theft Auto V with 3,572,564 purchases on April 3 2015. Which coincidentally is also the best selling game of all time with $800 million on it’s first day back in September 2013, going on to cross $1 Billion in just three days.

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Meanwhile on Amazon Fallout 4 and Call of Duty Black Ops were the best selling games of 2015.

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Playstation 4 was also the best selling console of 2015. By November 2015, Sony had sold over 30 million PS4 units worldwide. With Microsoft selling about 18.1 Million Xbox One Units and the Nintendo 3DS having shipped 56.6 million worldwide according to VGChartz.com

The best selling games according to market research group NPD. This does not include digital downloads or used games in its reporting. It only tracks new games sold at U.S. retailers

1. Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One)
2. NBA 2K16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
3. Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (PS4, Xbox One)

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How many of the games on these lists did you purchase in 2015?

 

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